18 May 2016


DC Council Votes to Close The DC General Family Shelter

A message from Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen on the vote to close the DC General Family Shelter. We’ve just made a big decision for our city. Today the DC Council voted to close the DC General Family Shelter, approving the Homeward DC plan to end long-term homelessness in the District. The Homeward DC legislation […]

21 Oct 2015


Join Us for the Ribbon Cutting for DC General’s New Teen Space Tonight

More than 200 volunteers came out over the last two weekends to help make today’s big day at DC General a reality. It started with the passion of the Homeless Children’s Playtime Project (HCPP), a group dedicated to nurturing healthy child development and reduce the effects of trauma among children living in temporary housing programs in Washington […]

02 Oct 2015


Homeless Children Playground Projects Brings New Life to DC General

It can often seem that news about DC General focuses on the many problems with the site and the city’s plan to close the homeless shelter. But this won’t happen for years. Until then, it will remain home to hundreds of families. Many of those residents include children and teens who, like any child or teen, […]

11 Feb 2015

Local Politics:

Mayor Bowser Answers Community Questions at ANC 6B Meeting

While not on the agenda for last night’s ANC 6B meeting, Mayor Muriel Bowser stopped by to update the ANC and community on her administration’s activities on her first several weeks in office. She also took the opportunity to answer questions from the ANC commissioners and community about Ward 6 issues such as the Hine […]

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